The Black Eyed Peas have hit a new milestone. Their No. 1 hit “I Gotta Feelin’” has become the first song to reach the 6 million mark in digital downloads,Billboard Magazine said this week. The song was one of the hits from the group’s multiplatinum comeback LP, The E.N.D., released in 2009. The band also had the first song to top the 500,000 mark in paid downloads with “Let’s Get It Started” back in Feb. 2005.
“We came out in ’98 and our career, if you would look at it on chart, there’s no dips in it,” BEP frontman will.i.am told The Associated Press in a telephone interview on Thursday. “For our career to still be healthy and vibrant and doing things like 6 million downloads, it’s pretty significant.”
Fergie is reportedly planning to leave the Black Eyed Peas over a feud with bandmate Will.i.Am and plans to start a baby with husband Josh Duhamel, an insider tells RadarOnline.com. Word on the Curb has it that Fergie refuses to commit to a 2011 tour with the band because she’s desperate to quit the act and go solo. Read the rest of this entry »
It was an embarrassing set for pop princess Fergie in Kansas City, Missouri last Wednesday night: The Black Eyed Peas singer fell smack on her well-toned booty during a live show.
In a video uploaded to YouTube late last week, the singer is caught taking a tumble after slipping on stage during a performance of “Let’s Get It Started.” Just like a true performer, Fergie barely missed a beat, hopping back up and continuing with the song.